Cover photo for Peter Buetow's Obituary
Peter Buetow Profile Photo
1969 Peter Buetow 2024

Peter Buetow

December 4, 1969 — February 19, 2024


Peter Frederick Buetow, 54, of Elmhurst IL, went home to Jesus on February 19th, 2024 after a brief battle with multiple respiratory infections.

Pete was born on December 4th, 1969 to Joan Marie LaRue and Kenneth Herman Buetow in Chicago, IL.

After graduating from Lane Tech High School in 1988, he went to SIU Carbondale and then received a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from DeVry.

Pete worked for Teledyne Storm Microwave and made many contributions with dedication and strong work ethic.

In the 2000's, Pete met Sandra Dudic. They became best friends and were engaged for many years.  Pete and Sandra were wed in 2016 and had 1 son, Erik.

Peter was a devoted husband, father, and friend.  His memory will forever be cherished by his beloved wife, young son, and all those who knew and loved him.

Pete had many interests throughout life including: camping, boating, going on vacation, rooting for the Chicago Cubs, and enjoying an extensive variety of specialty hot sauces.  He participated in Church, Boy Scouts, High School wrestling team, and Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.  He enjoyed going to Northern Grace Youth Camp, music festivals, air shows, and going on walks with Sandra and Erik.

Peter joins his mother Joan, father Ken, uncle Richard Buetow, and all grandparents in Heaven.

Surviving Pete are his wife Sandra, 7 year old son Erik, sister Sharon Hosler, nieces Calista and Jennifer Hosler, nephew Andrew Hosler, aunt Josephine Buetow, cousin David Buetow, cousin Suzanne Dowd, and numerous other cousins. He is also survived by Erik's grandparents Ray and Violet, other family, and friends.

Memorial Service Visitation will be held on Saturday March 23rd at Hursen Funeral Home in Hillside from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Service will begin at 2:00. The address is: 4001 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Erik's Education Fund.

Joshua 1:9 "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peter Buetow, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 658

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree